Bangladesh contact member
Sohel is the Contact Member for Bangladesh. He is your point of contact for members' enquiries and acts as an ambassador promoting ICAEW strategy and brand within Bangladesh.
Sohel Kasem FCA
Senior Partner, A. Qasem & Co.
Tel: +8802 8881212
A Qasem & Co
Gulshan Pink City
Suites 01-03 Level 7
Plot No. 15 Road No. 103
Sohel Kasem completed his articles with Coopers & Lybrand, London, UK before qualifying from the ICAEW in 1981. He then returned to Bangladesh and joined his father’s firm, A. Qasem & Co., Chartered Accountants, who are the Member Firm for Ernst & Young in Bangladesh. He is now the Senior Partner of the firm.
He is also closely associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) where he is a Council Member. He was the Vice President in 2001 and the President in 2004 of ICAB. He also worked closely with ICAEW during the 2 year Twinning Project in 2007 and 2008. He served as the Chairman, Quality Assurance Board, for 3 years and helped in the initial set up and design of the monitoring and reporting of practicing audit firms in Bangladesh. He has represented ICAB in many national, regional and international conferences.
He is also an Associate Member of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA), Ontario, Canada (formerly the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) besides being a Past President of Rotary Club of Dhaka Central and former Treasurer, Bangladesh Squash Rackets Federation.
He is married with 2 sons and likes reading, music, sports and travel.